A Session courtroom in Karachi gave life imprisonment to a former policeman, Zeeshan Umar for throwing acid on his ex-fiance, Raheela to take revenge over refusing his marriage proposal in 2015.
Zeeshan Umar was discovered responsible of attacking 19-year-old Raheela Raheem, her brother, and her nephew on July 5, 2015, in Mobina City. One other accused Agha Sohrab was acquitted resulting from lack of proof.
Extra District and Session Decide Javed Hyder Phulpoto pronounced the decision reserved after recording arguments and items of proof. The trial took six years to succeed in the ultimate verdict.
A fantastic of Rs1 million was additionally imposed on the convict by the decide.
Counsel of the complainant, Salahuddin Panhwar stated that in response to the prosecution, Umar and Raheela bought engaged in 2015 however their relationship was referred to as off after a couple of months as a result of the sufferer’s household thought of him (Umar) a mugger.
He additional stated that Raheela went to an area store to place henna on her arms on the day of the incident, a day earlier than Eid. She was standing outdoors the home carrying her six-month-old nephew, Muhammad Hadi, when the wrongdoer immediately appeared and threw acid on her face and the kid.
She misplaced one eye and her face bought fully burnt. Her nephew additionally suffered critical burn accidents.
Previous to this, the Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan ordered the police to provide safety to the sufferer and her household in 2017. The counsel emphasised that they nonetheless want safety since higher-ups of police didn’t comply with courtroom’s orders.